Meeting in memory of prof Roberto de Marco
The Unit of Epidemiology and Medical Statistics (SESM) has organized a meeting in memory of the late Professor Roberto de Marco, which will be held on September 30th, 2016 at the University of Verona.
Roberto de Marco’s high scientific, professional and human stature will be remembered through interventions that will be held by colleagues who have worked with him for many years in national and international surveys. Speakers will present Roberto de Marco’s past and ongoing research projects.
In the academic year 1991-1992, Roberto de Marco became Professor of Medical Statistics at the University of Verona, where he founded a school known at national and international level. Through scientific partnerships, he contributed to develop the epidemiology of respiratory diseases. His scientific excellence was recently acknowledged in the frame of the research project "ALEC - Aging Lungs in European Cohorts" (www.alecstudy.org), which has been funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation program.